Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
1 of 6
National population rank
29 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Moncton census metropolitan area (CMA) was 144,810, which represents a change of 4.0% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of -0.5% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Moncton is 2,559.05 square kilometres and the population density was 56.6 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 61,769 private dwellings occupied in Moncton, which represent a change of 5.5% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Moncton
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Moncton
Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016
Population and dwelling counts
Population change, 2011 to 2016 for census subdivisions in the Moncton CMA
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in New Brunswick
|CMA or CA name||Type||Population||Rank|
|Moncton Moncton - Census metropolitan area||CMA||144,810||139,287revised r||4.0||29||1|
|Saint John Saint John - Census metropolitan area||CMA||126,202||129,057revised r||-2.2||31||2|
|Fredericton Fredericton - Census agglomeration||CA||101,760||98,320revised r||3.5||39||3|
|Bathurst Bathurst - Census agglomeration||CA||31,110||31,936revised r||-2.6||88||4|
|Miramichi Miramichi - Census agglomeration||CA||27,523||28,115||-2.1||99||5|
|Edmundston Edmundston - Census agglomeration||CA||23,524||23,819revised r||-1.2||104||6|
|Campbellton Campbellton - Census agglomeration||CA||15,746||17,361revised r||-9.3||127||not applicable ···|
|Campbellton (New Brunswick part)||13,114||14,039revised r||-6.6||not applicable ···||7|
|Campbellton (Quebec part)||2,632||3,322||-20.8||not applicable ···||29|
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.
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